Last Wednesday, while we were out looking for a few last-minute grocery items (eggs, cilantro, etc) we stopped by the local Wild Birds Unlimited (a chain of franchise stores, our local one has been around for a very long time). The people there are always so kind and knowledgeable. Tom had been in a couple […]
No need for words, but this is Wally, now settled in and enjoying life with us after four months. He is now four months away from being two!
When we last had critters that were not kept in small glass habitats, I was pretty much either a stay-at-home mom, a student, or a substitute teacher with limited days away from home. I knew, when we were rebuilding, that I would eventually want a critter and secretly plotted to have a home that would […]
(This was supposed to post automatically on March 4, but it was accidentally set for the wrong month…) So: Wally found us a month ago. He is now a full-fledged member of our family. He has some normal routines he looks forward to (breakfast and dinner). We, meanwhile, are looking forward to the installation of […]
Frogs in the evening sing of cool rains and sunny skies. Memories of tomorrow’s promises. The tadpoles are getting bigger, and respond now when a shadow passes overhead. Naturally more aware, or have they now experienced loss? Do they know fear? Do they know joy, as they rest on the slowly skeletonizing chestnut leaves? Do […]
A bee box up on a post in the garden.
Here are a few pictures from around the yard over the last couple of weeks, starting with the 18 or so raspberry plants a friend let us take from her garden!
Some nights I find it harder to get to sleep than others. Tonight, apparently is one of them.
Grant’s two birds, and his girlfriend’s two birds. Recipe for…. Disaster?